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Landscape with Shepherds


Bassano, Francesco II (Francesco II da Ponte) (Painter)


History note: Queen Christina of Sweden (d.1689); bequeathed to Cardinal Azzolini, Rome, (d.1689); inherited by his nephew Marchese Pompeo Azzolini; bought from him by Prince Livio Odescalchi; inherited by his nephew, Baldassare Odescalchi, Duke of Bracciano; bought from him by Philippe, Duc d'Orleans, Regent of France, 1721; descended to his great-grandson, Louis Philippe Joseph d'Orleans, (Philippe Egalite), who sold it with rest of the Italian and the French pictures to Viscount Walskiers of Brussels, 1791; bought from him by François Laborde de Méréville, who sold the collection to Mr Bryan, of London (acting for the Duke of Bridgewater, the Earl of Carlisle and Earl Gower)

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Founder's Bequest

Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Bequeathed (1816) by Fitzwilliam, Richard, 7th Viscount


1570 - 1585

School or Style

Italian Venetian School

People, subjects and objects depicted

Materials used in production

Oil paint

Components of the work

Support: composed of canvas Frame: Depth 11 cm Height 95.9 cm Width 124 cm
Canvas: Height 65.7 cm Width 93.7 cm

Techniques used in production

Painting (image-making) : Oil on canvas

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Identification numbers

Accession number: 114
Primary reference Number: 117
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Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Thursday 3 December 2020 Last processed: Sunday 21 March 2021

Associated departments & institutions

Owner or interested party: The Fitzwilliam Museum
Associated department: Paintings, Drawings and Prints

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